Published 3:41 pm Friday, February 10, 2012
Mrs. Willie Duke, age 92, a resident of Luverne, AL passed away Thursday, February 9, 2012 at Baptist Hospital South after a brief illness. Graveside services will be held Saturday at 4:00 p.m. February 11, 2012 at Hopewell Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Larry Gaston officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. Visitation for friends will be from 3:30 until 4:00 p.m. Mrs. Duke is preceded in death by her parents, William Colvin and Minnie Lee Dunnavant, husband, Gerstle Duke, daughter, Frances Kelley and brother Charlie Dunnavant. She is survived by her daughters Janice Lowery (Jerome) of Robertsdale, AL, Annette Kelley (Herman) of Luverne, AL, Sandra Duke (Gene) of Greenville, AL; son-in-law, Sam Kelley (Brenda) of Luverne, AL; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Thelma Boggan of Greenville, AL, Jean Bozeman (Ed) of Georgiana, AL, Estelle Ackerman of Greenville, AL. Online condolences can be made at: www.dunklinanddanielsfh.com.